Editorials

Thank You to Our Veterans

November 11, 2017
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Its was 99 years ago this Saturday, on November 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the holiday originated as Armistice Day in...

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Thank You to Joe and Kathy O’Donnell

November 11, 2017
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In modern history, one reads of ordinary people who through hard work have achieved a high level of success.  Not content to keep amassing their fortunes, many people of these success stories often use their own funds and time helping make the world a better place.  Names like Andrew Carnegie by building libraries; John...

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Congratulations,Coach John DiBiaso

November 11, 2017
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We join the city of Everett in congratulating John DiBiaso on the 300th victory in his incomparable high school football coaching career. It is a stellar achievement and the success he has enjoyed as the Everett High head coach continues to amaze high school football fans across the commonwealth. Supt. of Schools Frederick Foresteire...

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Be Sure to Vote Tuesday

November 3, 2017
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Tuesday, Nov. 7, marks municipal Election day in cities and towns across Massachusetts. Although the turmoil and generally crazy state of affairs on the national level has distracted all of us from what is going on in our own backyards, every voter must refocus their attention on the election of local officials whose actions...

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Letter to the Editor

October 27, 2017
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Support Marcony Almeida Barros for School Committee Dear Everett Voters, As current and former elected officials, we were saddened to learn about the recent passing of our great friend, School Committee member Robert Carreiro. Mr. Carreiro was a tireless supporter of the Everett Public Schools and its students and a great representative to the...

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Enjoy A Happy and Safe Halloween

October 27, 2017
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Although mischief and vandalism on Halloween has been on the decline in recent years compared to what the parents and grandparents of today’s youngsters experienced in the past, it still is incumbent on every parent to make sure that their children — especially teenagers — do not engage in lawless activity and are home...

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No One Can Serve Two Masters

October 27, 2017
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Mayor Carlo DeMaria’s outrage in calling for President Donald Trump and Congress to make sure that that the nation’s Drug Czar be free of financial or other connections to the prescription drug industry is 100 percent correct. Mayor DeMaria also is asking that Congress repeal the law that stripped the Drug Enforcement Agency of...

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Letters to the Editor

October 21, 2017
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Collective effort Dear Editor Seth Daniel’s article: Getting Qualified: New Cooking School Program in Everett to Prepare Residents for Casino Jobs, truly captured the essence of NECAT’s culinary training and mission.  This is a wonderful opportunity for Everett residents to get the skills needed to compete for culinary positions in the food services industry,...

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Congratulations Officer Joe Pepicelli

October 13, 2017
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Being a police officer in today’s world is never easy.  The range of training that an officer must go through before being sworn-in is tremendous.  One must be able to deal with gang issues, domestic violence, child abuse, violent murder, people high on drugs and people released too early from mental health facilities due...

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The Wrong Tax Cut At the Wrong Time for the Wrong Reasons

October 6, 2017
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President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress finally have produced the outline of what they are calling a tax reform proposal. However, it is just more of the same-old, same-old that Republicans have been espousing for the past 30 years, benefiting millionaires, billionaires, and large corporations significantly, while blowing a huge hole in the...

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